Press brake Operator - Day Shift

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Date Posted: 4/19/2024

Location: Candiac, Quebec, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-2196

Position Type: Full Time

Do you like manual work and are you not afraid to work with tools and machines?  At MAJOR, we offer you a motivating environment where teamwork and diversity are valued and where the atmosphere is friendly. As a company, we distinguish ourselves by our human side and the flexibility we offer our employees.


Being an employee at MAJOR is also the opportunity to work on a unique and quality product, recognized in its industry and to make a real difference for our customers! 



Work location : 10 ave. Liberté, Candiac, J5R 3X8 ( Finishing Plant) 



Why come work with us? 

  • Permanent, full-time positions (40 hours per week guaranteed)
  • Salary of $20,40/hr upon hiring and 2 increases per year starting January 1st following the start of the position
  • Work schedule from Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • Group insurance (medical, dental, LTD, life insurance) after 6 months, 60% paid by the employer
  • Pension plan with employer contribution 
  • Overtime possible but never mandatory


Other benefits

  • Quick entry into the job
  • On-site parking
  • Paid training on site
  • Job stability 
  • Company events!
  • Bonus when you refer a new employee (for you and the referred person when the probation is completed!)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recognition for years of service
  • Uniforms provided after probation
  • Annual boot/safety shoe allowance
  • Free coffee all times


Job Description 

As a Press Brake Operator, you will be responsible for handling and controlling a press brake to form metal screens to precise specifications. Your role will be essential in the manufacture of high quality screens used in various industries such as agregates and mining. 


Your role 

  • Preparing the press brake: Set up the press brake by selecting the appropriate dies and punches according to the technical drawings and work instructions. Set the press parameters to obtain the required bending angles and dimensions.
  • Press brake operation: Use the press brake safely and efficiently to bend metal parts to the specifications provided. Closely monitor the bending process to ensure accuracy and quality of parts produced.
  • Quality control: Perform visual and dimensional checks on bent parts to ensure they meet tolerances and quality requirements. Rectify bending faults and adjust press settings if necessary.
  • Safety: Comply with current safety procedures to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues. Use personal protective equipment correctly and report any safety concerns to your supervisor.


Education and qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


Working conditions 

  • Regular working hours, 40 hrs/week, permanent position.
  • Sometimes exposed to high temperatures from the machines. 
  • Ability to stand for long periods and handle heavy metal parts.


In business since 1884, Major is a leader in the production of state-of-the-art screening screens. As we are in full expansion, we are looking for candidates who want to grow within a dynamic and innovative company.


MAJOR values diversity within its team and will give fair consideration to all qualified individuals for this position.



If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Major is an equal opportunity employer.